T-Mobile JUMP and Asurion subscribers getting Lookout Premium

The Lookout Security & Antivirus app is available for free and also as a Premium offering. For many the free account may be enough to meet your needs, however the Premium version does have a few worthwhile features. With that in mind, it looks like Lookout Premium is now being included for T-Mobile users that go with the JUMP upgrade program.

T-Mobile calls out ‘AT&T’s Next’ device upgrade plans

In what is obviously a response to the new T-Mobile JUMP two smartphone upgrades a year plan that T-Mobile revealed last week, we've now heard similar ideas from both AT&T and Verizon. Today AT&T announced their new "AT&T Next plan" with the promise that users can upgrade their smartphones once a year, instead of every 24 months. The idea sounds great, but T-Mobile has a few comments on AT&T's "answer".

Sony Xperia Z pre-orders now live on T-Mobile

Last week T-Mobile announced they'll be the exclusive US carrier of Sony's impressive waterproof Xperia Z smartphone, and starting today it's finally available for pre-order. The device went up for sale for T-Mobile from select Sony stores only last week, but today T-Mobile has opened up pre-orders with overnight shipping starting tomorrow.

T-Mobile Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 update arrives with LTE support

T-Mobile had briefly mentioned they would be updating the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 tablet in the "coming weeks." That update was promising to bring LTE connectivity for the tablet and well, we have to say we were a bit surprised to see that update come available so quickly. Simply put, if you are sporting a T-Mobile branded Galaxy Tab 2 10.1and happen to be living somewhere the carrier has LTE -- you want to grab this update.

T-Mobile event wrap-up: JUMP, Simple Choice, Xperia Z and 4G LTE

T-Mobile has concluded their latest event, which was the one that promised to bring the "boldest moves yet." Deciding that will have to be left up to each individual, but what we can say is how T-Mobile brought some exciting new additions today. The event included a few items, two of which ended some long standing rumors. Those two were the JUMP upgrade program and the announcement of the Sony Xperia Z. In addition we also saw the Simple Choice plan announced for families and saw a bit of talk about the current state of the T-Mobile 4G LTE network.

T-Mobile Simple Choice plans arrive for families

T-Mobile announced the Simple Choice plans a while back and as of today -- they have been announced for families. Basically, T-Mobile has extended their UNcarrier approach to family accounts (in addition to individual accounts). This setup will be available in mid-July and include plans with unlimited talk, text and web with an additional 500MB of high-speed data included.